God In The Workplace

SHRM Conference by Dianne Timmering of Louisville Ky Signature HealthCAREThe following is a guest post co-authored with Dianne Timmering, VP of Spirituality for Signature HealthCare.

Joe and I served as the keynote speakers at the recent SHRM meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, a meeting made up of Human Resource leaders across the state. I will admit we were nervous, confronted with a topic normally anathema to such a group: policy and procedure conflicting with the enigmatic blanket of God in the Workplace. It wasn’t that they wouldn’t be gracious or offer a cursory listen – there was, after all, a $1,500 drawing at the end of the meeting for one lucky recipient, so they sort of had to suffer through. And it’s always hard to give the concluding speech to a sea of kind fatigue.

But that’s not what happened at all. They listened. (more…)